Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness

Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness

by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Todd Merrifield, Steven Gorelick
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565491475

ISBN-13: 9781565491472

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.

Norberg-Hodge, Todd Merrifield, and Steven Gorelick of the International Society for Ecology and Culture discuss how a shift towards local food economies would protect and rebuild the agricultural diversity that has been lost in the current specialized, capital intensive, technology-based global environment. Coverage includes the history of this change in emphasis

Overview

Norberg-Hodge, Todd Merrifield, and Steven Gorelick of the International Society for Ecology and Culture discuss how a shift towards local food economies would protect and rebuild the agricultural diversity that has been lost in the current specialized, capital intensive, technology-based global environment. Coverage includes the history of this change in emphasis from local to global; the ecology of food marketing and production; food and health, the economy, and the community; food security; and changing direction. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565491472
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1) From Local to Global; 2) The Ecology of Food Marketing; 3) The Ecology of Food Production; 4) Food and Health; 5) Food and the Economy; 6) Food and Community; 7) Food Security; 8) Shifting Direction; 9) From Global to Local; Resource Guide

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